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French commander killed in failed hostage rescue operation in Somalia

French commander killed in failed hostage rescue operation in Somalia

Bulo marer, Somalia. 14th January 2013 -- The weapons the French commander had during a botched rescue operation in Bulo-Marer. Image from the al-Shabaab Twitter account, @HSMPress. -- On 11 Dec, French military troops failed to rescue a French secret agent, who had been taken hostage by Shebab Somali militants in 2009. During this operation a French commander died. The Shebab militants posted pictures of his body on Twitter.
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